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08-09-2012, 08:55 AM
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Theokritos
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Originally Posted by Iain Fyffe View Post
Further to my point above, I wonder what people who claim we can't evaluate older players would do if the NHL made a relatively drastic change in the rules this season: say they eliminate all offside and icing rules altogether.
I would sit back and watch what happens. If all of a sudden players who were mediocre yesterday became All-Stars under the new rules or All-Star players disappeared from the face of the planet, I would struggle with the idea of a ranking encompassing the old league and the new one.

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